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OSNews, Generic OSes I know that there's a number of readers who don't like it when OSnews covers political topics, I'm one of them. These political upheavals however spell danger for operating system hobbyists and so I dedicate this article to framing the political news within the context of what we are here to read about: operating systems.
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dylansmrjones
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2005-10-02

Not quite. It depends on the form of Nihilism. I was thinking of Political Nihilism. It rejects everything which cannot safely be deducted to be necessary. Depending on the individual in question this could be the State, the Family, religious societies, sport, open source, law enforcement and what not.

People have a tendency to take a look at late 19th century nihilists (like those in Zar Russia) and consider them to be Anarchists, and only them.

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jabbotts Member since:
2007-09-06

The only Nihilist I've read/met seemed more like Nihilism as interpreted by a goth kid; "there is no god.. nothing matters.. life is pain." ("hand me that white makeup please..")

Just finished reading the previous discussions huge thread on Anarchism though; very interesting and much more than my original understanding.

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